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Confronting Globalization By Timothy Wise

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NAFTA and the Mexican-US integration process more generally, form a paradigm case for understanding the globalization process. This work shows, through the experience of Mexican communities directly affected by this integration, the dramatic local effects of these changes.

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Confronting Globalization: Economic Integration and Popular Resistance in Mexico by Timothy Wise

The HIV epidemic presents a challenge to relief agencies working with displaced populations, both in the midst of emergencies and afterwards. In crisis situations people are vulnerable to the rapid spread of many infections, and normal patterns of sexual behavior are often disrupted, leading to increased transmission of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV. Based on work done by the International Rescue Committee (IRC), this book shows how relief agencies, which will usually be present both during the crisis and post-emergency phases, can work with refugees and local people to minimize further spread of HIV and provide care and support to those affected. The book provides training exercises, activities for engaging the refugee population in HIV prevention work, references for HIV resources; and clearly explains how to integrate HIV prevention, care and support with other relief activities.

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"Should be required reading for the university-level scholar, the politicians who create trade policy, and social activists who seek to ameliorate the harm caused by globalization."

Table of Contents

Preparing Yourselves Exploring your own knowledge, attitudes and beliefs / Basic facts about HIV infection / Thinking about the community you work with / What role might NGOs play in the response to HIV? Engaging The Community Gathering Information - analyzing the situation / The strategic planning process What Can We Do To Contribute To HIV Prevention And Care? Counseling for HIV prevention and care / Strategies for prevention of sexual transmission / Strategies for prevention of transmission through infecting drug use / Strategies to enable people to live positively with HIV Issues For Health Care Services Parent-to-child transmission: prevention and care / Strategies for prevention of transmission through blood transfusion / Strategies for prevention of transmission in health care settings / Providing care and support Appendices Questions to assist in planning a situation analysis / HIV testing strategies / PLA exercises for gathering sensitive information - some examples / Flow charts for syndromic management of STIs / Additional recommended resources and references Index

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Confronting Globalization: Economic Integration and Popular Resistance in Mexico by Timothy Wise
Timothy Wise
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